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Billie Eilish used to be flattered to get a high honor on the Grammys this year, however she wasn’t looking ahead to it.
The nominees for File of the 12 months most ceaselessly create for stiff competition, and the lineup on the 63rd annual Grammy Awards on Sunday (March 14) used to be no exception, with recordings by Dua Lipa, Meg Thee Stallion, and Beyoncé receiving nods. In the ruin, the award went to alt-pop ingenue Billie Eilish and her brother-collaborator Finneas for “The whole lot I Wanted,” a pensive 2020 single they co-wrote. (The duo furthermore conducted an animated rendition of the song earlier in the point to.)
When the Beatles story Ringo Starr launched their get, Eilish and Finneas were visibly bowled over. “Right here is embarrassing,” a disbelieving Eilish talked about into the mic earlier than segueing into a speech about one of her opponents: “rap Beyoncé” and Ultimate Current Artist winner Megan Thee Stallion, who used to be up for the identical award for “Savage,” her chart-topping single featuring Queen Bey herself.
“You deserve this. You had a year that I contemplate is untoppable,” Eilish talked about, referring to “Savage” and “WAP,” Meg’s unforgettable collab with Cardi B. “Genuinely, this [award] goes to her. Will we appropriate cheer for Megan Thee Stallion?”
At 19 years frail, Eilish already has six Grammy wins below her belt, alongside side the 2021 award for Ultimate Tune Written for Visible Media (for the James Bond theme “No Time to Die”). She famously swept the tall four categories on the 2020 Grammys, making her the youngest artist in the point to’s historic past to cease that feat.
Win a fats listing of the night’s winners here.